Paul Gosnold

Partner, Audit & Assurance

Risk Advisory Services


Paul leads the Audit & Assurance team at BDO in Adelaide. Being practical and down-to-earth, Paul is proactive in raising relevant issues identified during an audit in order to avoid ‘last minute’ surprises. His approach translates into client trust, building strong relationships and opening channels of communication.

Paul is responsible for reporting and controlling assignments, providing technical advice and ensuring legislative compliance. He has provided audit and risk advisory services across sectors. In particular, Paul is the local firm’s lead on fraud risk identification, control strategies and management.

Paul has 15 years’ experience as an accountant and auditor. He joined BDO as a graduate, in 1997 was appointed Partner in 2009 and leader of the audit service line in 2011. Paul is a member of the local firm’s hospitality and automotive sector teams and a member of the national firm’s audit committee.


  • External audit
  • Internal audit
  • Risk assessment
  • Fraud investigations
  • Due diligence
  • Compliance reviews


  • Automotive
  • Hospitality & tourism
  • Listed companies
  • Not-for-profit
  • Education
  • Technology, media & telecommunications
  • Government & public sector


  • Registered Company Auditor
  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Economics (Honours)


  • Member, CA ANZ
  • Member, Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Past facilitator, Chartered Accountants program
  • Board Member, Disability Information and Resource Centre Inc